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  1. Big changes are coming to competent scheme registration!

    Big changes are coming to competent scheme registration!

    Here at Able Skills we no longer offer Domestic Installer courses and have opted to focus on Electrician courses for those looking to become fully-qualified professionals. One main reason for this is that the process that comes after the course was becoming increasingly more difficult and confusing. Training domestic installers need to register with a […]

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  2. Prepare for Gas Safe Registration with a trusted training centre!

    Prepare for Gas Safe Registration with a trusted training centre!

    Becoming Gas Safe Registered is the stamp of approval with the industry. It is also a legal requirement for anybody working with gas. Meaning anybody looking to conduct work involving gas appliances must be registered. This does not mean however, that everyone advertising themselves as a Gas Engineer is registered, which is why you should […]

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  3. Spaces are now available on our Level 3 Electrical course in July!

    Spaces are now available on our Level 3 Electrical course in July!

    Here at Able Skills we have been back for a while helping people to learn new skills, improve their ability and achieve qualifications. If you are working towards becoming a professional electrician then you have likely completed a Level 2 City & Guilds Electrical course, your next step would be taking on a City & […]

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  4. Construction activity is at it's highest rate in seven years!

    Construction activity is at it's highest rate in seven years!

    Now that we are getting back to normality slowly but surely, there has been a huge spike in construction activity across the country. Last month the PMI or Purchasing Managers Index was around 61.7 and level above 50 means that levels are increasing. This is great news. If there wasn’t plenty of work out there […]

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  5. Why do we not offer Part-P Electrical courses anymore?

    Why do we not offer Part-P Electrical courses anymore?

    Here at Able Skills we have been helping people learn new skills, secure qualifications and start new careers for 20-years! We understand what it takes to become a professional electrician from scratch. When thinking about becoming an electrician yourself you may have thought about the Domestic Installer route through Part-P courses. This was great and […]

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  6. Spaces on our BS7671 18th edition course are available in May!

    Spaces on our BS7671 18th edition course are available in May!

    That’s right we have spaces available on our 3-day 18th Edition course next month. If you are a training electrician or anybody that requires a good working knowledge of the wiring regulations. This is a great opportunity to gain the knowledge you need! The aim of our course is to help you understand the content […]

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  7. Why you should consider a career change to a Gas Engineer!

    Why you should consider a career change to a Gas Engineer!

    Are you looking for a new career? A job that feels rewarding, offers you plenty of opportunity and potential for earnings? Here at Able Skills we have been helping people learn and gain new trade skills for 20-years! Gas training courses are some of our most popular options and for good reason. The role of […]

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  8. Research shows that there's a 366% increase in women interested in trades!

    Research shows that there's a 366% increase in women interested in trades!

    It’s well known that proportionally there are not a lot of female tradespeople out there particularly in certain trade skills. Maybe due to job uncertainty thanks to coronavirus or a strive for strive for self-employment there is a huge increase in women looking to become skilled tradespeople. This is great news! There are plenty of […]

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  9. Back in the swing of things with our Plumbing courses!

    Back in the swing of things with our Plumbing courses!

    It has been great being able to get students back into the centre to do what we do best. Helping people learn and develop new skills is what we are passionate about. In the video below you can see that students are still able to learn responsibly during this time. We have many safety measures […]

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  10. ECS to launch remote invigilation service!

    ECS to launch remote invigilation service!

    If you are a training electrician taking on electrical courses with us then things just got a lot simpler when it comes to registering with ECS. You can now easily undertake your Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Assessment remotely, which is essential when renewing or applying for an ECS card. Making the process much easier, […]

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  11. We have Gas training courses available in August & September!

    We have Gas training courses available in August & September!

    Looking into becoming a Gas Engineer? at our training centre we have been teaching people trade skills for 20-years! We understand what goes into becoming a professional starting with little or no experience at all. Our Gas training courses are completely comprehensive from top to bottom and include a real mix of both hands-on practical […]

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  12. Check out our newly renovated workshop for Electrical courses!

    Check out our newly renovated workshop for Electrical courses!

    Here at Able Skills during the last lockdown we took advantage of the downtime and improved one of our electrical workshops. Structured and purpose built to allow for hands-on practical training during our electrical courses which will set our students on the path to becoming fully qualified Electricians. The newly renovated bays that you can […]

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